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Immigration at the extremes of the skill distribution


Abstract: According to economists, in the 1980s and 1990s, immigration of low-skilled workers may have increased the labor supply of highly skilled women, and immigration of highly skilled workers may have increased the rate of innovation in the United States.

Keywords: Immigrants; Labor supply - United States;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: Economic Synopses

Order Number: 31